New Blue Rose Code release

There are many fans of Blue Rose Code – aka singer/songwriter Ross Wilson – and a number of celebrity endorsers, which stretches the musicians appeal beyond the world of music.

Listings: Music

Listings: Music

January 18 - January 25 2018


Podium place for Stannington Brass Band

Stannington Brass Band kicked off a new contesting year with a podium place at the Butlin’s Mineworkers Brass Band Championships at the weekend.

The Outlines festival in 2016 at the O2 Academy

Outlines music festival in Sheffield cancelled and unlikely to return

The sister event to Sheffield's Tramlines music festival has been called off this year and is unlikely to return in future, organisers have confirmed.
Sam Sweeney

Fiddling with history

Young folk star Sam Sweeney is bringing his passion for English fiddle music to the Crucible Studio in a show for Music in the Round.

Mo Kenny from Canada appearing on stage at No 9 Cafe in Sheffield

Guitar sensation Mo is in Steel City

Guitar sensation

An exhibition by Sheffield artist Martin Bedford at The Closed Shop. Picture: Chris Ethells

Looking back at 40 years of rock and roll in posters

“Apart from a few times when I’ve run venues, I’ve never had a proper job - I’ve just done this,” says the artist Martin Bedford, glancing at some of the thousands of gig posters he has created over the past four decades.

Fast and Furious Live coming to  the FlyDSA Arena (April 28-29)

2018 culture calendar promises rich variety

From the adrenaline-fuelled Fast and Furious Live arena spectacular to intimate chamber music courtesy of Music in the Round, the culture scene in 2018 promises to be as rich and varied as ever.

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Folk opera The Transports, coming to Chesterfield in January

Story of exile in song

A 40th anniversary revival of Peter Bellamy’s most revered work, The Transports, performed by some of the UK finest folk stars at the start of the year resoundingly lived up to its billing as one of the key folk music events of 2017.

To Kill A King to play in Sheffield

London band in Spiritual Dark Age

Folk-inspired five-piece band To Kill a King have just released a new single ahead of their appearance in Sheffield to promote a new album.

To Kill A King to play in Sheffield

Rejuvenated folk five-piece hit town

Exciting folk-inspired five-piece, To Kill A King, are bringing their new album, The Spiritual Dark Age, to The Plug, Sheffield, on January 11 to kick off their next tour.

RedFaces announce 2018 UK tour dates

VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire rising stars RedFaces announce 2018 tour dates

Sheffield's rising stars RedFaces gave fans an early Christmas present today - announcing new tour dates for early next year.

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VIDEO: Twelve Days of Barnsley is town's quirky Christmas message by Ian McMillan

Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan lit up social media like a Christmas tree today wth a quirky and inspiring video message celebrating the town's Hear My Voice campaign.

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Sterndale Singers

No rest for Sterndale

There will be no gentle easing in after the Christmas break for the Sterndale Singers.

Tolga Kashif

Celebrating cultural heritage

A major programme of concerts and events to celebrate Sheffield’s cultural industries and heritage is being planned to launch next year.

The Twang.

Twang promise their best at Sheffield show

A decade since they were named the “the best new band in Britain” by the NME and completed recording their debut album, Love It When I Feel Like This, The Twang are back on tour, playing the record in full.

Brian May. Picture: Glenn Ashley.

REVIEW: Queen deliver on promise to rock Sheffield

Rock gods Queen, with relative newcomer Adam Lambert as frontman, again proved they are the champions of Sheffield’s FlyDSA Arena.

Adam Lambert and Queen's Brian May on stage.

Queen and co ready to rock Sheffield

When Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991, most people would have thought that the band Queen would abdicate their crown.

Slade are, from left, Mal McNulty, Don Powell, Dave Hill and John Berry.

Slade to wish everyone a Merry Christmas in Sheffield

Slade fans are enjoying treats galore at the moment.

Stillia. Picture: Molly Roberts.

Stillia letting people in to see them in Sheffield

This year, St Helens band Stillia have released two singles and hope to have an album on the way – singer and guitarist Jack Bennett admits things are a bit “surreal” at the moment.

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